|Posted by Michael Brooks on June 28, 2017 at 3:25 PM|
Put on your calendar: August 12 6-8pm for a presentation about Rain Gardens
Recent Happenings and Events:
June: Stream Monitoring was performed at several locations this month:
June 26: Double T building across from the new Sheetz Station on 522
June 20: Widmyer Elementary School
June 13: Country Inn in Berkeley Springs
June 7: Jimstown Road
May 30: Stream Monitoring at Fairfax Rd
May 23: 3 members attended the Watershed Group Gathering in Martinsburg
May 13: A sewage spill near Warren St that flowed in the Run was reported; the Public Service District responded immediately and repaired the blockage in the sewer line.
Bob Wurster was our 'Volunteer of the Year' and was recognized at the Berkeley Springs-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce's 34th Community Volunteer Day. Stan Oaks was there also representing the Sleepy Creek Watershed Association.
The Annual Meeting was held at the Board of Education building on April 12. David Lillard of the West Virginia Rivers Coalition spoke about what's happening in Washington that will affect watershed work.
Our Adopt-a-Highway program volunteers met at 9 am on April 14 to pick up litter along State Highway 522 from Winchester Grade to the Post Office.
Our annual Make-it-Shine event held on April 11 where participants met on Myers Rd near the Dollar General Store. This was our contribution to the state-wide WV Make-it-Shine clean up program.
Three pet waste stations were installed in Berkeley Springs over several days. First, holes were dug, then posts cemented in, the the waste stations attached. Location were the Berkeley Springs State Park, the Water Works building on Wilks St and on W. Independence St near the Rag Shop. The devices were purchased using funds from the latest Stream Partners grant.